How much notice does a landlord have to give a tenant to move out in Nova Scotia?

The landlord must give at least two months’ notice to end the tenancy. If it is a fixed-term tenancy, the effective date must be no earlier than the date specified on the lease agreement.

Can a new owner evict a tenant in Nova Scotia?

By law, you must give the tenant Notice to Quit when you sell a rental property that has 4 units or less and the new owner or family member is going to move in (occupy the premises). The effective date of the Notice to Quit must be no earlier than 2 months after the date the tenant receives the notice.

Can a landlord evict during Covid in NS?

Usually, when you do not pay rent you can be evicted, which means your landlord tells you to leave because you are not following the law of your rental agreement. But Nova Scotia has banned evictions for people who cannot afford to pay their rent due to COVID-19, from March 19 – June 19, 2020.

Can landlords evict tenants in BC?

In BC, the landlord can quickly evict a tenant for not paying rent. This clause is shown in Section 46 of the Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB). A tenant can be evicted even if they are even a few dollars short or pay rent a day late.

When did the Residential Tenancy Act come into force in BC?

RESIDENTIAL TENANCY ACT This archived revised Act states the law as of December 31, 1996 and includes provisions enacted and in force by that date. For the most current information, click here. The Revised Statutes of British Columbia, 1996 were brought into force on April 21, 1997 (B.C. Reg. 92/97).

What are the laws for renting a house in BC?

Most rental housing situations are covered by the Residential Tenancy Act (External link) and the Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act (External link), however, some are not. It’s important to know which laws govern your tenancy. Find out more about what is covered by B.C.’s tenancy laws based on the housing types listed below.

Do BC’s tenancy laws apply to Indian landlords?

However, B.C.’s tenancy laws may apply if the landlord is not an Indian or Indian Band (as defined under the Indian Act (External Link)), or if the issue is not about possession or use.

Does the Residential Tenancy Act apply to living accommodation?

The Residential Tenancy Act (External link) does not apply to living accommodation in which the tenant shares bathroom or kitchen facilities with the owner of that accommodation.

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